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C. M. Rubin (Cathy) is the founder of CMRubinWorld, an online publishing company focused on education, entertainment and lifestyle, and the co-founder of Henmead Enterprises, Inc., a publishing and strategic consulting company. Rubin’s 30 years of experience as an author, journalist, editor, executive, and entrepreneur in the fields of publishing, film, television, video and education have fostered her expertise in identifying and evaluating national and global trends in key economic sectors and industries, including the impact of innovation and technology. Rubin is the author of three best-selling books and two widely read online series for which she received a 2011 Upton Sinclair award. Her award winning blog, “The Global Search for Education,” brings together distinguished thought leaders from around the world to explore the key education issues faced by most nations.
C. M. Rubin currently lives in New York City. She was born in Georgetown, Guyana, and was educated in various parts of the world, including Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. C. M Rubin and her works have appeared in numerous newspapers and magazines around the world, including The New York Times, Parent Magazine, Vogue Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, US Magazine, the Hollywood Reporter, and Family Magazine. In addition, she has been a featured guest on radio and television shows, both in the US and the UK. Twitter – @CMRubinWorld

Entries by C. M. Rubin

Can Donald Trump Pass the Science Test?

(1) Comments | Posted July 17, 2016 | 6:35 PM

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"The Trump game demonstrates that scientific ignorance is our biggest problem in regards to the future the world." - Olli Rundgren

According to a MIT report, at least 216 million Americans are scientifically illiterate. A company based in Finland (known for one...

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The Global Search for Education: From Local to Global

(0) Comments | Posted July 17, 2016 | 5:31 PM

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"For this back-to-school season, we are focusing on making communication, collaboration, resource sharing and discovery even simpler and more relevant at a local, regional and global level."  --  Manish Kothari 

Who hasn't heard of Edmodo, aka the "Facebook for schools" that boasts over...

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Around the World in 30 Days - June 2016

(0) Comments | Posted June 26, 2016 | 9:35 PM

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C. M. Rubin's Global Education Report

We live in a volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous world, and for those of us passionate about the role of education, events this month were stern reminders of why our work is important. On June 12, the...

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The Global Search for Education: Top Global Teacher Bloggers - How do we inspire the best and the brightest to become educators?

(0) Comments | Posted June 25, 2016 | 9:38 PM

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The role of teachers is paramount to raising educational standards around the globe. In countries such as Finland, Singapore and South Korea, teachers are recruited from the most qualified graduates, are highly trained, respected and paid well. But that's not the case...

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The Global Search for Education: Remembering Jerome Bruner

(0) Comments | Posted June 8, 2016 | 10:46 PM

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"I have a kaleidoscope of memories of Jerry," writes Howard Gardner, "sitting with a group of students and colleagues, raising questions in a broader way than most of us would, then asking us to connect the dots, and then offering his own...

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The Global Search for Education: Living Happy

(0) Comments | Posted June 8, 2016 | 9:58 AM

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"Relationships set us apart from Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence computers.  No relations, no humanity, no life, no meaning." -- Sir Anthony Seldon

Who among us feels happy? Who among us would like to be happier? Who is responsible for us feeling happy...

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Around the World in 30 Days - May 2016

(0) Comments | Posted May 29, 2016 | 2:15 PM

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C. M. Rubin's Global Education Report

"Robots that care for us as we grow old. Cyberattacks against our homes. Extinct animals brought back to life. Ubiquitous sensors eliminating privacy as we now know it. Everybody will have a scandal! In ten years,...

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The Global Search for Education: Top Global Teacher Bloggers - Cultivating Young Readers

(0) Comments | Posted May 27, 2016 | 6:08 PM

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Summer is coming. Book lists are already online. As a parent, I was determined to cultivate a love of reading in my children. Reading is something I love to do and so I was committed to ensuring that my kids appreciate and...

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The Global Search for Education: Play it Again Spirio

(0) Comments | Posted May 7, 2016 | 4:44 PM

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Play it Again Spirio

Many experts say it could be as soon as 30 years when machines will be capable of doing almost any job that a human can.

Globally honored musician Leonard Cohen once wrote, "Music is the emotional life...

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Alice Through My Looking Glass

(0) Comments | Posted May 4, 2016 | 7:19 PM

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5 Years later, it is once again time for a little madness.....

It's just over 5 years since my daughter and I (on the heels of Tim Burton's 200 million dollar Alice In Wonderland movie that has grossed a whopping $1,025,467,110 to...

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Around the World in 30 Days - April 2016

(0) Comments | Posted April 28, 2016 | 12:26 PM

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C. M. Rubin's Global Education Report

In the profit-above-all-world of digitization and automation, ethics and the nature of professionalism seem to be in question and under attack from all sides. Will the new robots on the block provide the same expertise and...

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The Global Search for Education: Top Global Teacher Bloggers - What's New On Social?

(0) Comments | Posted April 27, 2016 | 11:17 AM

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Our world is interconnected. We no longer live in isolated communities. More than ever before we are part of a global community. The social media innovations making this connectivity easier with each day that passes are also being used to enhance learning.

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All the World's a Stage

(0) Comments | Posted April 20, 2016 | 1:05 PM

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"Whether it's in Asia, Europe, South America, or Africa, Shakespeare's plays are happening in geographically diverse territories within their respective traditions and in their native languages--demonstrating that Bill is quite alive and well within this global context."  --  Joseph Melillo

Throughout 2016,...

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The Global Search for Education: If You Teach Them They Will Grow

(0) Comments | Posted April 18, 2016 | 9:14 PM

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"The radical success of incarcerated Americans in college education is symbolic. It should move leaders in education to rethink the way we look at college admission and rethink the way we present the things we say we value."  --  Max Kenner

Max...

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The Global Search for Education: A Focus on U.S. Education

(0) Comments | Posted April 18, 2016 | 9:38 AM

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"American schools are not failing; they are getting the best results in our history."
--  Richard Dufour

Educator and best-selling author Dr. Richard DuFour investigates the state of education today in his new book, In Praise of American Educators - And How...

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The Global Search for Education: Well Being

(0) Comments | Posted April 17, 2016 | 9:41 PM

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"I struggled with body image and the feeling of self-control. My erratic eating and tendency to isolate myself were harmful behaviors that did not bring me happiness, no matter how much I thought they would."  --  Izzy Baum 

Isadora Baum is passionate...

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The Global Search for Education: Planet Earth needs a new 'Billionaires' List

(0) Comments | Posted April 12, 2016 | 10:34 PM

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What if we defined Billionaires as entrepreneurs helping to solve earth's most pressing challenges?

What if we disrupted Forbes Magazine criteria for its annual Billionaire's list? What if we defined Billionaires as entrepreneurs helping to solve earth's most pressing challenges? Surely humanity,...

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The Global Search for Education: More Materials for the Arts

(0) Comments | Posted April 12, 2016 | 8:42 PM

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"Every day is Earth Day." --  Harriet Taub  

Materials for the Arts is one of those organizations you look at and say to yourself - it's so obvious - collect surplus materials from businesses and individuals and redistribute them to nonprofits...

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Around the World in 30 Days - March 2016

(0) Comments | Posted March 28, 2016 | 9:32 AM

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C. M. Rubin's Global Education Report

From Education Fast Forward's 17th debate in partnership with UNESCO at Mobile Learning Week in Paris, to our Twitter Chat on Multiculturalism in partnership with Edmodo, to interviewing the Top 10 finalists for the Varkey Foundation's...

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The Global Search for Education: Top Global Teacher Bloggers - What are the best examples you have seen of teachers closing the gender gap in education?

(0) Comments | Posted March 23, 2016 | 8:07 AM

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The OECD's PISA report, The ABC of Gender Equality in Education, featured in The Global Search for Education: Education and Gender, illustrated that the gender gap cuts both ways - boys' and girls' attitudes to learning, their behavior in school...

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